Medicines Safety

Audit of the management of methotrexate in primary care

Antipsychotics in Dementia

Collaborative discharge audit – Sheffield CCG report (January 2017)

Dependence Forming Medications - Top Ten Tips: Dependence Forming Medications (RCGP)

DMARDs monitoring quick reference guide - February 2022

    Please refer to individual shared care guidelines for more detailed information

Domperidone : Guidance for prescribers - February 2025

Fluoroquinolone antibiotics: restrictions and precautions for use

Loperamide

Medicines with teratogenic potential: what is effective contraception and how often is pregnancy testing needed? Guidance for primary care clinicians - November 2022

Paracetamol – oral dosing in adults with low body weight - April 2024

Paraffin-containing emollients: fire hazard - January 2022

QoF Quality Improvement Indicators 

Sample audit tools:-

Ranitidine liquid formulations – ethanol content

Reducing Diclofenac Prescribing: The success in Sheffield of joint working across the interface  

Replacement Patient Information/Monitoring Booklets

Reporting errors on STH TTO medicines

Safer prescribing of oral amiodarone

Stopping the Over Medication in People with Learning Disabilities, autism or both (STOMPwLD)

Valproate Prevent audit report – October 2019

Links to external sites

MHRA - https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/medicines-and-healthcare-products-regulatory-agency

Patient safety -  https://www.england.nhs.uk/patientsafety/

Patient safety in general practice - https://www.england.nhs.uk/patientsafety/general-practice/

Reporting patient safety incidents – https://report.nrls.nhs.uk/GP_eForm

Yellow card (for reporting ADRs, medical device incidents, defective or counterfeit medicines or devices) - https://yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk/  

Last updated on 07/05/2021 by deborahmorris8